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Howard Stern

Johnny Fratto, frequent Howard Stern guest, dies of cancer

Johnny Fratto, Hollywood man about town, self-described Mafia guru and a frequent guest on Howard Stern's radio program, died Thursday of lung cancer. He was 61.

Fratto, who was diagnosed three months ago, died in a Los Angeles hospital with his family by his side, his wife, Jowanka, told The Associated Press.

The dapper Fratto dabbled in several businesses, including film and television. He also owned the custom motorcycle business Beverly Hills Choppers and said he counted numerous celebrities among his friends. Paris Hilton was photographed on a red carpet with one of his motorcycles.

"He was one of a kind for sure," Fratto's wife said Thursday....